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Woman, 70, serves as bat girl for New York Yankees after being rejected aged 10

Gwen Goldman exchanged fist bumps with the New York Yankees she had been admiring for decades from afar, walked onto the field and waved to the crowd.

She got to be a Yankees' bat girl on Monday night at age 70 — after she was turned down as a 10-year-old girl because of her gender. Shaking with excitement, she beamed while recounting how it felt to be at Yankee Stadium on this day for the game against the Los Angeles Angels.

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